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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 01-01-2008 at 05:15 PM
Threw this together about 5 days ago, with one major difference - I used bread yeast. Its the
only thing I have access to, but its been bubbling away for 5 days straight and doesnt smell
too bad, eith...
Posted in thread: Iraq dilemma on 11-28-2006 at 03:53 AM
sorry . . . .:drunk:
Posted in thread: Iraq dilemma on 11-28-2006 at 12:58 AM
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Posted in thread: Iraq dilemma on 11-27-2006 at 11:56 PM
Ok so here's my problem: In 6 weeks I am scheduled to leave for 18 months to Iraq. I currently
have a batch of psuedo-lambic that I have been conditioning/fermenting for about 2 months. I
wanted to ha...
Posted in thread: bakers chocolate in a porter on 10-20-2006 at 04:58 AM
I recently brewed a similar chocolate stout and it really turned out well. I used two large
Ghirardelli 100% Cacao Unsweetened Baking Bars, and added them at the start of a 60 min. boil.
I also used 6...
Posted in thread: Lambic project on 10-13-2006 at 02:06 PM
When you pitched the Wyeast Lambic yeast blend, did you aerate the beer first? If you did, does
it create any off-flavors common to oxygenating already fermented beer, or did the Wyeast blend
Posted in thread: contaminated batch?? on 08-22-2006 at 03:58 AM
My wife and buddy both said it smelled like beer, but I am still a little paranoid, so . . .I
cut up about 10 peaches, boiled them for about an hour in 2 cups of water (which basically
turned them int...
Posted in thread: contaminated batch?? on 08-21-2006 at 10:30 PM
If I added fruit to the secondary, would that possibly help mask any bad taste? I was able to
drink my sample, so its not horrible, but it should taste sweeter then it does which has me
worried . .. .
Posted in thread: contaminated batch?? on 08-21-2006 at 01:15 PM
Well, I just racked a batch to the secondary, and it had a weird smell to it. When I tasted the
sample I took for the SG, it was kinda sour tasting. I am pretty sure its contaminated. I will
let it co...
Posted in thread: half or gallon bottles? on 08-21-2006 at 05:15 AM
I went to a BYOB restaurant last week and they keep old bottles from past customers sitting on
the shelves. Well, right in front of our table was a beautiful, 3L flip top growler! The best
part is, ou...